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St JUST H320
Built
1930
Cook Welton & Gemmell
Off Number
162200
Length Ft
145.0
Tons Gross
377
Yard Number
552
Breadth Ft
24.6
Tons Net
158
Launched
23 081930
Engine Builder
C D Holmes
Hp
96HP
Registered
19 09 1930
Draught
13,2
Knots
11.2K
Registered St JUST H320 Owners 19 09 1930 St Andrews Steam Fishing Co Ltd Hull ( Charles F Foster manager )
    Owners 1936 Boston Deep Sea Fishing & Ice Co Ltd, Fleetwood. Basil A. Parkes, Thornton-le-Fylde appointed manager.
    Lengthened 29 08 1938 Lengthened - 158.2 / 394 G Tons / new bow and stern
  H.M.T FIREFLY Owners 1939 Admiralty Requisition Hire rate £215.4.1d monthly
    Owners 31 08 1943 Heward Trawlers Ltd London - Robert S. Hewett, London, manager
  St JUST H320 Owners 29 10 1945 Returned from Admiralty
  St JUST LO434 Owners 1946 Registered London - Hull register closed
    Owners 1961 Register closed
Fate : Scrapped 1961 Passage West Cork
Admiralty Requisition
Pennant No
Role
Returned
Sept 1939
FY673
Minesweeper
29 10 1945
1940 HMT Firefly After sailing from Leith to pick up a stray mine as she was lifting the mine it came into contact with the ship and exploded, the complete upper works of the vessel were destroyed but she remained afloat and was later rebuilt. 16 men lost their lives in the explosion.
 

 

ST JUST LO434

Surname
Christian
Age
Vessel
Birth Pl
Occupation
Date/ Scource
Detail
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LEWIS A J . St JUST H320 . Skipper Aug 1939 .
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